The importance of pretend play

BENEFITS OF PRETEND PLAY
Pretend play is when a child uses his or her imagination to create scenarios involving multiple perspectives, either with themselves, other children, or toys. Various research studies on the benefits of pretend play have shown that it is a crucial aspect of childhood development. Some of the long-term benefits include:

Encourages Creativity
Expands Social Skills
Allows for Self-Expression
Enhances cognitive flexibility
Increases language skills
Teaches problem solving/conflict resolution.

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I am a stay at home mommy & wife and I love it! I am married to a wonderful man. We have a beautiful baby girl named Autumn Lily. She is a blessing to us everyday! I love meeting new moms and sharing parenting advice.